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How do I add fonts to Adobe XD?

Community Beginner ,
Jun 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019

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Fonts installed on my PC aren't showing up in Adobe XD, how do I add them?

Edit: I should clarify when I say installed I mean activated via a font manager (FontBase, NexusFont, etc.) They show up in Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.

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New Here , Sep 18, 2019 Sep 18, 2019

I was having a VERY hard time with Adobe XD finding the fonts I activated with FontBase, BUT I have found the unusual solution to fix that problem by simply —

 

  • Go to Settings (it should be a vertical ellipsis "…") in FontBase
  • Change the Root folder location to "C:/FontBase" (or C:\FontBase — not sure if it's front or backslash)

 

Very strange that Adobe XD didn't find my fonts to the default location FontBase put it (originally located in "C:\Users\%PROFILE%\FontBase"), so changing that location sol

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New Here ,
Jan 11, 2021 Jan 11, 2021

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This worked for me 

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New Here ,
Jan 11, 2021 Jan 11, 2021

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For this to work though you should be connected with creative cloud with the email you used with xd.

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Explorer ,
Oct 29, 2020 Oct 29, 2020

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The Fontbase trick works until you try including .OTF fonts. For some reason, Adobe XD doesn't recognize OTF fonts

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New Here ,
Jan 25, 2021 Jan 25, 2021

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How do you get to the XD settings on a Mac? There is a font I downloaded to the creative cloud but it didn't upload to XD and I'm trying to follow your instructions but Im new to XD so I will need some guidence.

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New Here ,
Dec 24, 2022 Dec 24, 2022

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where is the Settings???

 

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Adobe Employee ,
Dec 26, 2022 Dec 26, 2022

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Hi @soha.barakat,

 

Thankyou for reaching out. We would request you to please share the below details-

 

  • Are you trying to add fonts to the Creative Cloud desktop app or system?
  • You can activate the font from Adobe Fonts site: https://fonts.adobe.com/
  • Are you on Mac or Windows machine?
  • Do you have any font managers like FontBase, NexusFont, etc.? 

 

We will try our best to help.

 

Thanks,

Harshika

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